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ˈvɪv i ənvi·vian

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  1. Viviannoun

    A male given name from Latin.

  2. Viviannoun

    A female given name from Latin.

  3. Viviannoun

    A patronymic surname.

  4. Etymology: Early saints' name from Latin Vivianus, and of its feminine form Viviana, probably from vivus "alive".


  1. Vivian

    Vivian, is a town in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States and is home to the Red Bud Festival. The population was 4,031 at the 2000 census. It was founded as a railroad stop in North Louisiana and named after the daughter of an locomotive engineer. Vivian is part of the Shreveport–Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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  1. Vivian

    an enchantress in Arthurian legend. See Merlin.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vivian is ranked #11719 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vivian surname appeared 2,674 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Vivian.

    72.1% or 1,928 total occurrences were White.
    18% or 483 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.1% or 165 total occurrences were Black.
    1.8% or 50 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.5% or 41 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vivian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vivian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Vivian in a Sentence

  1. Keisha Lance Bottoms:

    To have Sen.( Kamala Harris ') Harris join the ticket, and for us to be a part of changing the history of this country, I think really speaks to the legacy of Congressman John Lewis, Joseph Lowery and Dr. C.T. Vivian.

  2. Kim Mulkey:

    She said Vivian Gray has concussion symptoms.

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    A elusive
    B aculeate
    C articulate
    D adscripted

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